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Trifolium pratense is an erect to decumbent, short-lived, evergreen perennial plant; it produces numerous stems from the root crown; It can grow up to 60cm tall. Red clover has a wide range of traditional uses as a food and a medicine, and is still often harvested from the wild, often being traded for medicinal use. The plant is also often used as a green manure and in soil improvement schemes.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Skin problems, Cancer, Gout, Whooping cough, Dry coughs.
Red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) is a rich source of plant secondary metabolites isoflavonoids which belong to the group of phenylpropanoids.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Trifolium pratense is a plant that ranges from cold temperate to subtropical zones, where it is found at elevations up to 3,000 metres.
Commonly seen growing in areas
Meadows, Pastures, Other grassy places.
- ↑ Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- ↑ Chemical constituents
- ↑ [Morphology]
- ↑ Cultivation
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Skin problems
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Cancer
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Gout
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Whooping cough
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Dry coughs
- Herbs with Leaves used in medicine
- Herbs with Flowers used in medicine
- Herbs with Roots used in medicine
- Habit - Evergreen perennial
- Index of Plants which can be propagated by Division in spring
- Index of Plants which can be propagated by Seeds
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Meadows
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Pastures
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Other grassy places